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A Strategy for the Chemical Weapons Convention

Gabrielle Tarini

The continued use of chemical weapons by state and non-state actors in the Middle East has weakened the norm against their use and threatens to undermine the utility of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). For the CWC to remain a useful arms…


Good News NATO: Central Asia may be Russia’s Next Target

Blake Franko

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intervention in Syria has been a nuisance to US policy makers’ plans for the Middle East: With Russian sorties now supporting government advances, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s hold on power appears secure. However, the Turkish shoot down of…